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NIU launches version 3.0 of mobile app

July 31, 2014

NIU Mobile AppJust in time for Welcome Days and the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year, the new version of the NIU mobile app (3.0) is now available on both Android and iOS platforms.

New features include:

  • A fresh look (reskinned for iOS7) with flat icons;
  • a directory module updated to allow department searches;
  • a new [email protected] module;
  • a new Welcome Days module; and
  • new fields added for campus buildings that soon will display accessibility and tornado shelter information when available.

The debut of the Welcome Days app includes links to events on the calendar as well as helpful links to DeKalb’s popular retail destinations, such as grocery stores, pharmacies, Target and Walmart.

The app is free to download and is available now in the Apple and Android app stores.

NIU Mobile is managed jointly by the Division of Marketing & Communications and Information Technology Services in partnership with Blackboard Mobile.

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